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The West Coast Express coffee bar is back in action

The new West Coast Express coffee bar!

Donald sent a note along to announce that the West Coast Express coffee bar is back! I hadn’t realized it was gone for a while, but am happy to hear it has returned :)

Anyway, the Station Express Café has taken over the new coffee bar as of March 14, 2011, and they also operate a physical café at Waterfront Station. I’m told they have the usual coffee, chocolate bars, chips, cold beverages, and muffins. As well, they have new goodies such as breakfast rolls, omelette-filled pastries for mornings on the go, and instant noodle cups if you can’t wait to get home for dinner. Bon appetit!


  • By Allan K, March 17, 2011 @ 10:30 am

    There’s actually a coffee bar on the train? Woah… didn’t know about that. =O

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano - Buzzer Editor, March 17, 2011 @ 10:32 am

    There is! Not on every WCE train car though: just a few special ones.

  • By Allan K, March 17, 2011 @ 10:32 am

    Oh and just for curiosity (as I probably won’t use the train for awhile), is the coffee bar on just one train or on all of them? =O

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano - Buzzer Editor, March 17, 2011 @ 10:38 am

    Allan: Aha: here’s the full answer from West Coast Express.

    All trains have one car with a coffee bar. The car is marked with a coffee cup decal over the train door.

  • By Donald, March 17, 2011 @ 2:48 pm

    The coffee car is the 2nd car toward the inbound (Waterfront-bound, westbound) side on the 5-car trains (Train #1 AM, Train #5 PM), 3rd car on the 8-car trains (Train #2 and 5 AM, Train #1 and 2 PM), and 4th car on the 10-car trains (Train #3 and 4 AM, Train #3 and 4 PM)! There is also a kiosk on the platform of Waterfront Station located on the outbound (Mission-bound, eastbound) side!

  • By Donald, March 17, 2011 @ 2:48 pm

    ^^^ Whoops meant “The coffee car is the…”!

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano - Buzzer Editor, March 17, 2011 @ 2:49 pm

    Donald: I fixed it for you :)

  • By Steven, March 19, 2011 @ 9:58 am

    Hope there is a loo on board!!

  • By Cliff, March 19, 2011 @ 2:30 pm

    There is indeed, Steven, but not on the same car as the coffee bar. The coffee bar occupies the space normally occupied by the washroom in all the other cars.

  • By Jeff, November 15, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

    We have something similar to the West Costal express in Toronto (more trains going east, north east, north, north west, west etc). But we don’t have anything like this.

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